The opening day collection of the movie was not too impressive either, with a score of Rs 6.85 crores, while it was Rs 6.62 crores on Saturday. (Also Read: No Heroes' Welcome For Sooraj, Athiya on Opening Day)
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the figures:
#Hero biz doesn't witness growth on Sat. However, Sun should witness an escalation in biz. Fri 6.85 cr, Sat 6.62 cr. Total: Rs 13.47 cr.? taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) September 13, 2015
The newcomers who star in the lead roles, have been supported by producer Salman Khan who took active part in the movie's promotion and had also turned mentor for the star kids. He has even sung the title song Main Hoon Hero Tera for the movie. (Also Read: The Love Song of Salman Khan: Actor Sings For Sooraj, Athiya's Hero)
Sooraj is the son of actor couple Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, while Athiya is the daughter of actor Suniel Shetty and Mana.
Hero is a remake of Subhash Ghai's 1983 film of the same name which stars Jackie Shroff and Meenakshi Seshadri in the lead roles.
Directed by Nikhil Advani, Hero also stars Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kader Khan, Aditya Pancholi and Sharad Kelkar in key roles.